Within the city, there are 25 parks, comprising over 312 acres. The park spaces in Citrus Heights range from active parks with playing fields, tot lots and picnic areas, to more passive parks preserving historic groves of oak trees and creek areas.
Sunrise Recreation and Park District has rental facilities available for rental for meetings, weddings, and other special occasions.
Citrus Heights appreciates the value of parks and recreational programs as part of overall quality of life in the community. Since incorporation, the city and Sunrise Recreation and Park District have partnered on a number of significant projects such as:
After school programs at numerous Citrus Heights schools
Construction of a skateboard park at Rusch Park
Construction of new restroom facilities at Rusch Park